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The 9th Annual Shorty Awards, honoring the best in social media, took place on April 23, 2017, at The Times Center, New York City. The ceremony was hosted by actor and comedian Tony Hale. There was a musical performance by Lizzo.

9th Annual Shorty Awards
DateApril 23, 2017 (2017-04-23)
LocationThe Times Center, New York City
Hosted byTony Hale

Contents

Influencer winners and nomineesEdit

Nominations were announced on January 17, 2017, with public voting closing on February 16, 2017.[1] Finalists were announced on March 2, 2017.[2] Winners are listed first and in boldface.

Arts & EntertainmentEdit

Best Actor
Best Actress
Best Celebrity
Best Comedian
Best in Dance
Best in Music
Best TV Show

ContentEdit

Emoji of the Year
  • Middle Finger 🖕
    • Black Heart 🖤
    • Eye Roll 🙄
    • The Hugger 🤗
    • The Thinker 🤔
    • Upside-Down Smiley 🙃
GIF of the Year
  • Mr. Peanut's Dab
    • Crying Jordan
    • I Have Arrived
    • Kermit Vs. Kermit
    • Obama's Mic Drop
    • Well Yikes
Instagram of the Year
  • Same But Different
    • #Visible Me
    • Beyoncé and Blue
    • Happy Place
    • That Kim Photo
    • You're the Spark
Tumblr Blog of the Year
  • The Blackout
    • Bryan Daugherty
    • Google Dog View
    • OMG Check Please
    • Old Dorito's Bags in Movies
    • Words N Quotes
Vine of the Year
  • The Laughing Fox
    • Hemtube's Household Chores
    • Still SpongeBob AF
    • When You Find Your Soulmate
    • When You're the Main Character Tho
    • You Make My Dreams Come Tru

Creative & MediaEdit

Animal
Art
  • Timmy Ham
    • Geronimo Balloons
    • Hari & Deepti
    • Jessica Walsh
    • Shawna X
    • Tuesday Bassen
Author
  • Mara Wilson
    • Chuck Klosterman
    • Jennifer Weiner
    • Maureen Johnson
    • Roxane Gay
    • Stephen King
Fashion
  • Winnie Harlow
    • Bryan Yambao
    • Danielle Bernstein
    • Julie Sariñana
    • Margaret Zhang
    • Olivier Rousteing
Food
  • Tasty
    • Brothers Green
    • Olga Noskova
    • SweetAmbs
    • The Domestic Geek
    • Wright Kitchen
Health & Wellness
  • Dana Falsetti
    • Black Girl In Om
    • Hannah Bronfman
    • Hello Glow
    • Patrick Beach
    • The Body Coach TV
House & Home
  • Mr. Kate
    • Design Milk
    • Drew & Jonathan Scott – Property Brothers
    • Fredrik Eklund
    • The House that Lars Built
    • The Jungalow
Instagrammer of the Year
  • Doug the Pug
    • Celebs on Sandwiches
    • Desirée De León
    • Paulo del Valle
    • Stephen McMennamy
    • Vickie Liu
Journalist
Lifestyle
  • Kyle Krieger
    • Amber Fillerup Clark
    • Amelia Liana
    • Christina Brown
    • Jeanne Grey
    • The Anna Edit
Meme/Parody Account
  • Girl With No Job
    • @FibonacciSpiral
    • Kirby Jenner
    • Taste of Streep
    • Versace Tamagotchi
    • Your Shitty Family
Parenting
  • Nev Schulman & Laura Perlongo
    • Harlem
    • Eh Bee Family
    • James Breakwell
    • Life of Dad
    • That Happy Family
Sports
  • Simone Biles
    • Cam Newton
    • Ibtihaj Muhammad
    • Indi Cowie
    • Michael Phelps
    • Richard Jefferson

Team InternetEdit

Breakout Youtuber
  • Alexis G. Zall
    • Bretman Rock
    • Evelyn From the Internets
    • James Charles
    • Mikey Murphy
    • Ozzy Man Reviews
Muser of the Year
Snapchatter of the Year
  • Ani Acopian
Viner of the Year
  • Aaron Chewning
    • Kenny Knox
    • Manon Mathews
    • Matt Post
    • Sarah Schauer
    • chloe lmao
Younower of the Year
  • Absofcourse
    • Diegosaurs
    • Evie Yannakidis
    • Joel and Monica
    • Zach Clayton
    • itssnowhimself
Youtube Comedian
  • Andrew Lowe
Youtube Ensemble
  • Carly and Erin
    • Desi Perkins & Lustrelux
    • Dirty 30
    • Jenna & Julien
    • Just Between Us
    • Matt Steffanina & D-Trix
Youtube Guru
  • Carli Bybel
Youtube Musician
Youtuber of the Year

Tech & InnovationEdit

Activism
Gaming
LGBTQ+ Youtube Channel
Periscoper of the Year
  • Darius Arya
    • Bec Boop
    • Go2Kitchens
    • Ian McLaughlin
    • SockCop
    • mawnika
Podcast
  • Anna Faris is Unqualified
    • Dan Carlin's Hardcore History
    • Guys We F****d
    • Lore
    • Stuff You Should Know
    • TED Radio Hour
STEM
Twitch Streamer of the Year
  • Annemunition
Vlogger of the Year
  • David Dobrik*
    • Erik Conover
    • Julien Solomita
    • Louis Cole
    • Shaytards
    • The Gabbie Vlogs
Web Series
Weird

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "9th Annual Shorty Award Influencer Nominees".
  2. ^ Spangler, Todd. "Shorty Awards 2017: Finalists" Variety, accessed March 2, 2017

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